2 University of Alaska officials step down

...fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt submitted their...
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal discuss the $10-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana brought forward by Ralph Mirsky, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.Under Mirsky's proposal, marijuana tax revenue in Ketchikan would fund travel for student activities as well as...
UA Fairbanks to abandon wells, switch to water from utility

...drinking water pumped from its own wells to water from a utility because of high levels of byproducts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports carbon from organic material in UAF's well water combined with added chlorine created disinfection...
Independent ferry service to resume after mechanical issues

...Rainforest Islander, operates between Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell and Petersburg.The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the ferry was taken out of service in mid-October for transmission repairs.Since launching in August...
'Fairbanks Four' trial ends, judge won't rush

...Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle said his decision in the case likely won't come for several months, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."It's going to be a long process," Lyle said. "We've had five weeks at trial. I have a lot of decisions...
Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...000 from Ahtna Inc., the regional Native corporation for the Glennallen area.In October, Davis told the Anchorage Daily News that Your Future Alaska sought legal advice and followed state and federal law. Any ambiguity in the process can be...
Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Developing a plan and beginning to implement it has a calming effect, and Gov. Bill Walker has achieved that with Alaska's...
Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The case of John Sturgeon versus the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior is strikingly important...
Ferry system missing 30 prints from Ketchikan office

...Troopers are investigating the theft of signed art prints from the state ferry office building in Ketchikan.The Ketchikan Daily News reported officials at the Alaska Marine Highway System reported the art theft late last week.Troopers say their investigation...
Thief steals $3K worth of art from AMHS office

...of more than $3,000 worth of art prints from the Alaska Marine Highway System office in Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.About 30 AMHS 25th anniversary prints signed by artist Bill C. Ray were allegedly stolen. An investigation...


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